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Table 2 Description of piglet growth performance by farm

From: An epidemiological investigation into the association between biomarkers and growth performance in nursery pigs

Farm Age at weaning (days) Weight at weaning (kg) 9-wk BW (kg) ADG (g/day)
1a 26.7 ± 1.19 6.19 ± 1.54 21.9 ± 3.24 399 ± 62.4
2a 22.7 ± 3.36 6.41 ± 1.70 17.4 ± 4.31 267 ± 77.0
3a 34.4 ± 7.16 8.93 ± 2.00 21.0 ± 3.47 334 ± 72.4
4 28.3 ± 1.06 6.71 ± 1.88 22.2 ± 4.52 306 ± 65.0
5 30.9 ± 2.92 7.95 ± 1.81 20.2 ± 4.32 360 ± 97.1
6 18.7 ± 0.49 7.04 ± 1.51 22.6 ± 3.01 340 ± 47.5
7 26.1 ± 0.74 8.19 ± 1.82 23.0 ± 4.70 387 ± 143.9
8a 22.4 ± 1.96 5.81 ± 1.30 17.9 ± 3.20 296 ± 55.5
Mean 26.4 ± 5.59 7.16 ± 1.96 20.7 ± 4.31 336 ± 83.2
  1. BW body weightm, ADG post-weaning average daily gain.
  2. aGene expression analysis was performed on liver tissue from the piglets originating from these farms.